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With The GOP, We Were Always At War With (Insert Country Here)

Matthew Yglesias points us to a report by James Fallows that before 9-11 Lynne Cheney was colluding with the neocons in search of the next Eeeeevil Empire for this country to go to war against, not because it would be good foreign policy or even, God help us, sane, but because constant war is always good for the Republican party.

Two commentators on his blog sums up the insanity well:

I think Mexico is the next big growth area as far as national security threats are concerned. Think of the synergies that can be created by combining anti-terrorist rhetoric and anti-immigrant rhetoric. The political rate of return will be very handsome for the GOP.

and:

Land war in Asia.

My, these people are fracking brilliant.

(via Atrios)